Nov 12, 2012 4:00pm EST
holiday, in dallas, hundreds lined downtown streets for the annual veterans day parade. a similar scene played out this morning in the military-rich community of virginia beach. it's one of the biggest veterans day parades in the country. still this afternoon we'll introduce you to a local veteran who is literally running across the country to help wounded warriors. >>> this week president obama will focus on ways to avert the so-called fiscal cliff. he'll be meeting with labor and business leaders starting tomorrow. then sit down with congress al leaders friday. top democrats and republicans have until the end of the year to agree on deep budget cuts. if they can't reach a deal, a series of tax increases and spending cuts will automatically kick in. the key sticking point for a compromise is a tax cut for wealthier americans. >> jim, both sides say they're willing to bend. the question here is how far. president obama and congressional republicans are squaring off this week over tax cuts for the rich. and if they can't work out their differences by december 31st, we're all in trouble.
Nov 14, 2012 5:00am EST
wizard to reach double digits. the wizards travel to dallas to face the mavericks tonight. tip is at 8:30. >> the next time the nationals play the marlins, they'll be facing a dramatically different looking team. miami has agreed to trace five of its best players to the toronto blue jays. the five, including all-star short top jose reyes are assigned to say combined $40 million next year. marlins fans are furious, saying they gutted the team just one year after assigning several big name free agents. >>> today we'll find out if national league pitcher gio gonzalez will win the cy young award. yesterday davey johnson was named national league manager of the year. he guided the team to the best record in baseball. >> i see this ss a nationals award. our whole team has done a great job, rizzo and staff. they've been outstanding. we had a great draft. young players stepped in when key players got hurt like michael morse and my catcher went down. we had a lot of young catchers come up, and everybody really produced. it was just a remarkable year. >> johnson won the award for the american le
Nov 19, 2012 8:00pm EST
into the convention. the front page of the "dallas morning news," or "fort worth star-telegram," "gop shifts on immigration." it was amazing to see that we were going to come in here and label them anti-hispanic, anti- anything, and it was a total different route. some friends of mine said that we need to take this to the national level. we went to the national platform in tampa and started talking about it. we got a national guest worker endorsement of the national convention platform, which was great. election day hits, and on wednesday by phone starts getting blown up again, that it is time to, that we need to start talking more about this. i believe that free-market solutions are part of this. i believe in strong border security. anti-immigration groups try to label us open borders, big business, wants cheap labor. if we could fund blackwater security forces in iraq, we need to do that. in texas, i have been down firsthand to see the devastating effect it has on property owners, on everything. we need to look at every option available. it is in our national security to do so. i am not fo
Nov 12, 2012 7:00am EST
is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >>> oh, a little stones on willie's playlist. very nice. "gimme shelter," extending an official welcome to our new co-host today. want to know more about willie geist and what better way than a friendly competition all about willie. >> that's right. >> so kathie lee and hoda, we asked them to partake and help us along. they will be asking the questions. al and i will be competing against each other. willie, you're here to observe. >> why am i here? >> you're the fact checker. >> got it. >> i have a terrible feeling about this. >> no, no, no. >> let's get started. >> who do you think is -- >> natalie is going to clean up. >> absolutely. >> question one. here's question one. hit your buzzers when you have the correct answer. here it is. where did willie meet his wife? >> no, let me do, the a, b, c. >> got it in the piece. >> it was in middle school, sixth grade. >> whose classroom, what was the school? >> home room. >> willie said home room. >> what was the school? >> oh. >> we don't have to n